Thursday, April 18, 2013
Tornado watch is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday; severe thunderstorms possible after 2 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Macomb County. The watch, which is in effect for all of Southeast Michigan, will remain in effect through 6 p.m. Thursday. The NWS has also issued a hazardous weather outlook and flood watch for Southeastern Michigan with severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon. According to the NWS forecast, thunderstorms expected after 2 p.m. Thursday could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain. Winds may gust as high as 33 miles per hour. Snow showers are possible Friday night. A tornado watch means that weather conditions are right for tornadoes to form in the area. The flood watch is in effect through Friday morning. In the case of severe thunderstorms, the American…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Enrollment is starting soon for many summer camps. Here's a selection of summer camps in the Metro Detroit area.
With the choice and variety of summer camps available in southeastern Michigan in 2013, boredom won't be an option. Organizations, from the YMCA to your local parks and recreation department, offer dozens of camp choices for science, reading, sports, music and more. Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list features a few in your town and nearby. Location: New Baltimore Name: Summer Playground Program, Hosted by Parks and Rec Department Type of camp: General variety Cost: Varies on the type of camp chosen Where: Burke Park, field trips When: June 24-Aug. 9 Registration: Begins April 22 Details: For kids 6-12. Play group games, sports, crafts, swimming at Burke beach, various field trips from 9:30…
Monday, January 7, 2013
Hope at the Table volunteers will gather monetary and food donations at Dearborn Kroger locations this Saturday.
This month, Gleaners Community Food Bank and Kroger are working together to bring hope to the tables of hungry southeast Michiganders. Each Saturday in January, volunteers will spend their day at local Kroger grocery stores across southeast Michigan, handing out information about the Bringing Hope to the Table initiative, as well as accepting donations of nonperishable food and money from shoppers. Volunteers will be out at the Chesterfield Township area Kroger stores Jan. 12, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., in addition to other locations in Macomb County. The Chesterfield Township Kroger store is at: Volunteers are still needed for every date except Jan. 19. To sign up, or to learn more information, go to the Gleaners website.
Monday, December 10, 2012
The annual holiday run and walk took place Sunday in downtown New Baltimore
Runners from southeastern Michigan and beyond flocked to downtown New Baltimore Sunday for the annual Jingle Bell Run. The weekend race was expected to surpass previous pre-registrant totals, with more than 1,200 sign-ups and another 200-400 projected to register that day, according to organizers. "It's kind of jumping up every year," Race Director Ric Wellman said Sunday. The holiday-themed event meandering throughout the city lures athletes and Christmas-lovers alike and has become tradition for many participants, Wellman said. Event proceeds are to benefit the Anchor Bay High School DECA Chapter, student scholarships and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Money raised from last year's race also went to various community causes, …